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Regimental number6418
Place of birthWarrnambool Victoria
AddressTimor Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Swinton, Timor Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military service46th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [12381] Lt Wallace SWINTON, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front

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